BT Group - M&A Summary and Business Overview

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BT Group M&A Summary

BT Group has acquired 21 companies. It has also divested 4 assets.

BT Group’s largest acquisition to date was in 2015, when it acquired EE Limited for $19.2B. It’s largest disclosed sale occurred in 2018, when it sold BT Stemmer to Bechtle AG for -. BT Group has acquired in 4 different US states, and 7 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include information technology (29%) and communications (29%).

BT Group Business Overview

Where is BT Group headquartered?

BT Group is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

What is BT Group’s revenue?

BT Group disclosed revenue of 20,850M GBP for 2022 and 21,331M GBP for 2021.

How many employees does BT Group have?

BT Group has 98,400 employees.

What sector is BT Group in?

BT Group is a communications company.

When was BT Group founded?

BT Group was founded in 1980.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity25
    • M&A Buy Activity21
    • M&A Sell Activity4
  • Total Sectors Invested 9
  • Total Countries Invested 7
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 8
  • M&A Advisors 6

BT Group

BT Group plc

1 Braham Street,
London, E1 8EE
United Kingdom,
+44 20 7356 5000
www.bt.com

BT Group is a provider of telecommunications networks and services in the UK. We are now an established global communications company serving customers in more than 170 countries. BT Group was founded in 1980 and is based in London, United Kingdom.


M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 21 - - - - - 21
vol $21.0B $21.0B
Sell (0.2/yr) # 3 1 - - - - 4
  25

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Tikit Ltd. 2020-03-25 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.tikit.com
Evolutio Cloud Enabler SAU 2019-12-16 - Divestiture
Madrid, Spain · www.evolutio.com
BT Stemmer GmbH 2018-10-09 - Divestiture
Olching, Germany · www.bt-stemmer.de
IP Trade SA 2017-05-02 - Add-on Acquisition
Grâce-Hollogne, Belgium · www.iptradesaglobal.com
Pelipod Ltd. 2016-09-27 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.pelipod.com
EE Limited 2015-02-05 19.2B GBP Add-on Acquisition
Hatfield, United Kingdom · www.ee.co.uk
ESPN UK television 2013-02-25 - Divestiture
London, United Kingdom · www.espn.co.uk
ESPN Ireland 2013-02-25 - Divestiture
, Ireland
Tikit Ltd. 2012-11-14 99M GBP Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.tikit.com
Moorhouse Consulting Ltd. 2008-08-11 - Add-on Acquisition
London, United Kingdom · www.moorhouseconsulting.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Information Technology 6 (29%) 242M (1%) 2 (50%) -
Communications 6 (29%) 20.6B (98%) 1 (25%) -
Internet Software and Services 2 (10%) 175M (1%) - -
Media 2 (10%) - - -
Business Services 1 (5%) - - -
Diversified 1 (5%) 26M (< 1%) - -
Electrical Equipment 1 (5%) - - -
Software 1 (5%) - - -
Transportation 1 (5%) - - -
Electronics - - 1 (25%) -
Total 21 $21.0B 4 -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
United Kingdom 8 19.5B 2 -
United States 7 1.4B - -
  California 4 1.2B - -
  Virginia 1 - - -
  New York 1 175M - -
  Florida 1 - - -
Germany 2 - 1 -
Belgium 1 - - -
Ireland 1 - - -
Singapore 1 143M - -
Spain - - 1 -
Sri Lanka 1 - - -
Domestic 8 (38%) 19.5B (93%) 2 (50%) -
Cross-border 13 (62%) 1.5B (7%) 2 (50%) -
Total 21 $21.0B 4 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Credit Suisse Investment Banking
1
Ernst & Young Capital Advisors LLC
1
Beltrae Partners Ltd.
1
Legal Deals
Allen & Overy
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $19.2B
$100M to $1B 6 $1.6B
< $100M 2 $125M
TOTAL $21.0B
Largest EE Limited
$19.2B (2015-02-05)
sell # Total
TOTAL -
Largest BT Stemmer GmbH
- (2018-10-09)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
19%
4 (19%)
Divested to
Investor(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Strategic(s)
75%
3 (75%)

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